International News

'Bending down' man hit by Tube dies

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 07:41
A man hit by a Tube train while apparently bending down to pick up his bag dies, British Transport Police confirm.

Pope accepts US bishop's resignation

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 07:18
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Missouri bishop, Robert Finn, who pleaded guilty three years ago to not reporting child abuse by a priest.

Diet pill death girl's warning hope

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 07:12
A Glyndwr University student who died after taking diet pills she bought online wanted to start a campaign warning others of the dangers.

'Tame HIV' used to cure disease

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 07:09
The lives of six boys with a deadly genetic disease have been transformed by a pioneering treatment to correct errors in their DNA, say doctors.

New Zealand region on wallaby alert

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 07:07
NZ council takes on marsupial 'pest'

Twitter cracks down on cyber-abuse

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 07:00
Twitter says it will take action against a wider range of violent threats as part of new efforts to tackle abuse on its platform.

New mass extinction event proposed

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 06:45
An international team of researchers proposes adding an extra mass extinction to the current list of five.

Ward loses to Ilhan in Barcelona

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 06:21
British number three James Ward loses to Turkey's Marsel Ilhan in the first round of the Barcelona Open.

Morrison condemns black police shootings

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 06:17
Award-winning author Toni Morrison condemns the killing of several black men by white police officers.

Mikaeel killing 'not predictable'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 06:12
A significant case review into the death of toddler Mikaeel Kular finds that the circumstances leading to it "could not have been predicted".

Tesco broadband goes offline

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 06:09
Tesco has confirmed its UK broadband service has been down for more than three hours.

Smalling agrees new Man Utd contract

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 06:04
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has agreed a new contract with the club until June 2019.

Med deaths in 2015 'may hit 30,000'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 06:03
The number of migrants dying in Mediterranean Sea crossings could hit 30,000 this year, migration officials warn.

Election 2015 in pictures: 21 April

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 06:00
Images from the campaign trail: 21 April

VIDEO: Migrant boat dead 'locked in hold'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:46
Italian prosecutors say many of the hundreds of migrants who died when a boat capsized in the Mediterranean on Sunday were locked in the hold and unable to escape.

Foetal alcohol damage appeal refused

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:44
A child born with foetal alcohol syndrome is refused permission to take her case for criminal injuries compensation to the UK Supreme Court.

Passengers' passports 'not checked'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:19
An investigation is under way into how a plane-load of passengers were apparently able to enter the UK without having their passports checked.

The migrant petition that's not about Katie Hopkins

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:11
'Sack Hopkins' getting more support than migrant rescue mission

How many people have second homes?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:10
The Liberal Democrats are suggesting that councils should be allowed to double council tax on second homes.

Police memo 'tried to denigrate fans'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:04
A Hillsborough senior police officer admits a memo he wrote asking for evidence of "unruly behaviour" was an attempt to "denigrate" Liverpool fans.